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Henri-Joseph Harpignies

 (1819 - 1916)
Henri-Joseph Harpignies was active/lived in France.  HenriJoseph Harpignies is known for landscape painting, watercolors.

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Henri-Joseph Harpignies


Active in late-19th, early 20th-century France, Henri-Joseph Harpignies did landscape painting that combined Realism with influences of the Barbizon School and Tonalism, especially the composition and coloration of Cámille Corot (1796-1875). 

Harpignies  began his career in 1846, when he was 27 years old.  He was born in Valenciennes to a family that ran a sugar beet factory.  As a child he had only a few art lessons, and did not turn to any serious focus on painting until he had worked for several years in business.

He began his formal art education in the studio of J.A. Achard, and on his teacher's recommendation went to Italy, Germany and the Netherlands to paint scenes from those count  ...  Displaying 750 of 8969 characters.



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About  Henri-Joseph Harpignies

Born:  1819 - Valenciennes, France
Died:   1916 - St. Prive, France
Known for:  landscape painting, watercolors